Sanitary Sewer Project set to begin, Monday, November 13th, 2017

The Borough’s Sanitary Sewer System was constructed in the 1920’s and includes approximately 10 miles of pipes and 350 manholes. The Borough sewage is conveyed through Cheltenham Township and is treated in the Philadelphia Water & Sewage plant. The PAdep is the regulatory agency that oversees all sanitary sewage and related activities. The Borough continues to repair and improve the existing system to meet State and Federal regulations. This year (2017) the Borough has completed the required repairs to seven of the eight known deficiencies to the sanitary sewer system that require excavation to repair. Continue reading Sanitary Sewer Project set to begin, Monday, November 13th, 2017

Hillside Ave closed between Walnut St & Elm Ave

Hillside Avenue will be closed to through traffic from Walnut Street to Elm Avenue tomorrow, November 9th, 2017 from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The closure will take place so the gas main trench can be winterized and made safe. To perform this work the trench will be milled and paved in several locations. There will be No Parking signs posted in the locations where clearance is required to safely perform the paving operation. During the milling operation residents will have access to their driveways with periodic disruption.
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PECO Pole Removal on Walnut Street

There will be no parking in front of 358 Walnut Street, up to West Avenue, tomorrow – November 8th from 7 AM until 5 PM to assist with the removal of telephone poles on Walnut Street.  The removal of the telephone poles on the Northbound side of Walnut Street will be completed by PECO. The road will remain open and is allowing thru traffic, however,  the Borough recommends using caution when driving in the area.

Thank you for your patience and understanding while these necessary repairs are made. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to get in contact with the Borough at (215) 885-0700.

Pole Removal on Walnut between Greenwood & West 

There will be no parking on Walnut Street from Greenwood to West Avenues tomorrow, November 7th from 7 AM until 5 PM to assist with the removal of telephone poles on Walnut Street.  The removal of the telephone poles on the Northbound side of Walnut Street will be completed by PECO. The road will remain open and is allowing thru traffic however the Borough recommends using caution when driving in the area.

Thank you for your patience and understanding while these necessary repairs are made.If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to get in contact with the Borough at (215) 885-0700

Good news! Council meeting videos now available online!

Borough Council has an exciting progress update to share! As a result of the collaborative effort between the full council, Borough Administration, and hired consultants, Borough Council meetings are now archived and available on the Borough’s website under “Meeting Agendas & Minutes” (http://jenkintownboro.com/meeting-agendas-and-minutes/).  Continue reading Good news! Council meeting videos now available online!